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Shalina Health – Strategies to limit Antibiotic Resistance and Improve Infectious Disease Control Webinar – 19 September 2020

We are pleased to bring you another Shalina Health Webinar episode.  In this 9th session, we are joined by an expert Doctor in infectious disease management, Dr Om Shrivastav M.D. Medicine. Dr Shrivastav discusses strategies to limit antibiotic resistance and to improve infection control. During times of health uncertainty, we remember how important the role […]

Shalina Postpartum Hemorrhage Webinar – 15 August

In this episode, we are grateful to be joined by Prof. Suchitra Pandit, a highly acclaimed doctor and former President of the Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecological Societies of India and accomplished contributor to the literature on this subject. Prof. Pandit will be covering postpartum hemorrhage and the enhanced care programmes associated with this topic. […]

Biggest breakthrough yet in fight against Covid 19

Hugely exciting and welcome news from researchers in the UK – Dexamethasone, a well-known and low-cost corticosteroid that helps reduce a body’s immune reaction has been shown to significantly reduce death rates among the most severe Covid cases. Results showed mortality rates reduced by a third for patients on ventilators, and by a fifth for […]

Shalina Healthcare breaks new ground with the launch of its ‘Medical Webinars for Africa’ series

On 1st May, we launched the first in our series of Medical Webinars for Africa. More than 700 doctors attended the live session to hear our host Dr Kapongo Remy, a specialist in Endocrinology.

Shalina Healthcare investing in communities

Water is life

Shalina’s new warehouse in Abuja

Shalina Healthcare is growing from strength to strength in Nigeria, where the value proposition of ‘Quality, Affordability and Availability’ is being increasingly well received.

Shalina lauds young talent

Ms. Folashade Salako, a final year student of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), has won the 2019 Shalina Young Talent Award (SYTA)

Healthcare to the masses

Shalina is passionate about healthcare in Africa. Social responsibility is an essential component of both our vision and core values.

Inspired in Africa, now in Kenya

Shalina opens in Kenya, the end of a 35-year journey and the start of something great. When Mr Abbas Virji took to the stage …

Shalina opens in Maiduguri

Gregory Ameh Akpah, the Regional Manager- Abuja, is proud of Shalina’s new branch opening in Maiduguri, Nigeria. He feels that, “Given the economic condition

Fight against Counterfeits

Shalina Healthcare is a market leader in making quality healthcare products affordable and available across Africa. For the past 30 years and more, our brands

Shalina’s Expansion Continues

Shalina’s Distribution Expansion Continues 30 Mar 2018 To ensure accessibility of quality & affordable medicines, a new branch was opened in Likasi

Strategy offsite for Shalinites

Shalina Healthcare organized an offsite from 22nd – 24th February 2018 for its India leadership team. Challenging tasks and experiential learning helped to develop innovative thinking as well as build comraderie within the team. During the retreat, the team deliberated and articulated the strategic initiatives for the business in the coming financial year. This initiative […]

Expanding Shalina network in DRC

In line with Shalina Healthcare’s mission to make high quality healthcare products available across Africa, we opened a new shop in DRC, at Rond Point Ngaba, on 17th February 2018.  The opening of this shop is a step towards supporting millions of people in Africa lead healthier and happier lives.

Shalina CEOs Connect With Employees

Mr. Abbas Virji, CEO and Ms. Shalina Clifford, CEO connected live with more than 1,300 employees of the company across its geographical locations in Africa, India, China and Dubai. Purpose of the town hall was to connect with all Shalina team members and share business priorities and key highlights. The town hall helped every Shalinite […]

Shalina Healthcare FDI of more than US$16m approved by Angolan Government

Shalina Healthcare has signed an agreement with The Technical Unit for Private Investment (UTIP) in Angola.  UTIP is the Angolan Government agency that receives, analyses and recommends to the President of The Republic of Angola any foreign direct investment exceeding US$10m. Shalina plans to invest US$16m to build a new Shalina Distribution Centre. The new […]

Shalina deploys Microsoft Dynamics NAV as part of business strategy

Shalina Healthcare is implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV and LS Retail Point of Sale system across our businesses for the consolidation of systems and strategic transformation across the company’s operational landscape. This implementation will help to integrate the business processes and systems resulting in higher operational efficiency. Microsoft Dynamics-NAV solution is trusted by 2,200 companies and […]

Jejuri Capacity Expansion

Shalina is proud to announce the inauguration of its new ointment manufacturing facility on 3rd October 2016 at its plant in Pune, India. The state-of-the-art ointment manufacturing facility along with a dedicated warehousing block will enhance our monthly production capacity of creams to 13 million tubes and lotions to 3 million bottles. This expansion was […]

Expansion into Guinea Conakry

We are pleased to announce that Shalina Healthcare has received a significant number of product registrations from Guinea Conakry, in various categories including anti-infectives, anthelmintic, respiratory, gastro and anti-malarial. Guinea Conakry is the fourth Country in French West Africa, in which Shalina Healthcare now has its products registered. We started our expansion into the region […]

Shalina Products Registered in Gabon

As part of our expansion into French West Africa, a number of Shalina products are registered in Gabon. These products span our therapeutic categories and will allow Shalina to take a consolidated approach to sales in the region.

Shalina Healthcare Receives Movers & Shakers Award

Movers & Shakers Award – The ‘Asia HRD Congress Awards 2015’ committee has recognized Shalina Healthcare for being an equal opportunity employer and practices in turning the company into a high performing organization in all its operating locations, across the UAE, India, China and Africa.  The award was received by Mr. Abbas Virji, CEO at […]

Accelerating Growth: 2015-16 Kick-Off Meeting

From 27th to 29th April, the senior leadership team and African business managers of Shalina Healthcare met in Dubai, to kick off the new financial year. The theme for the year was announced as ‘Accelerating Growth’, building on the steady growth that we’ve seen in recent years. We looked at learnings from the prior financial […]

Counterfeit Shalina Medicines Seized in China

On 21st April 2014, it was reported by a Chinese Investigating Consultancy that almost 96 cartons suspected fake Diproson lotion will be delivered from Yiwu City to Guangzhou for exports. Shalina immediately contacted the authorities and arranged for a raid against the logistics company. PSB (Police Security Bureau) and FDA officials conducted a raid at […]

Expanding Shalina Network Across DRC

Shalina opened its eighth and ninth depots in DRC. One depot was opened in the province of Bas Congo (western DRC). The inauguration ceremony was attended by Honourable Vice Governor of Bas Congo Province, Mr Atou Matubuana Nkuluki, along with other government dignitaries. This Shalina depot will help provide quality medicines to the people of […]

87th ACSZ Trade Fair in Zambia

The 87th Agriculture and Commercial Society of Zambia (ACSZ) Trade Fair was held from 1st August till 5th Aug’13. The theme of fair was – “Business in a Changing Environment”. Various seminars were held during the trade fair. The seminars dealt with the economic policies and investment climate in Zambia in which Government organizations such […]

Shalina Nigeria Participates in 85th PSN Conference

Shalina Healthcare, Nigeria participated in the 85th Annual National Conference of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, held at Abeokuta-Ogun State from 6th to 9th Nov’12. Polygel suspension taste campaign and Magnavit scratch & win contests were carried out to create interest amongst the conference delegates. Product samples and branded merchandise were also distributed amongst the […]

Cevite 1000mg Effervescent Launch

Angola was the first operational unit of Shalina Healthcare to launch Cevite 1000 Effervescent Tablets a line extension of the popular “CEVITE” brand in Sep’12. During the launch, a taste campaign was carried out by Angola OU in which Cevite sampling stations were put up in our wholesale shops to gain attention of customers towards […]

ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Shalina has now achieved NS-EN ISO 9001:2008/ ISO 9001:2008 certification for its Quality Management System. Shalina has always emphasized on quality of the products. Shalina has now achieved NS-EN ISO 9001:2008/ ISO 9001:2008 certification for its quality management system as a manufacturer and exporter of human medicines. It has a cGMP-compliant manufacturing facility located at Jejuri near […]

WHO – cGMP Certification Renewal

The mission of Shalina Healthcare is to ensure availability of quality products at affordable prices to the people of Sub-Saharan Africa. It has a cGMP-compliant manufacturing facility located at Jejuri near Mumbai, India. The facility is wholly owned by Shalina and conforms to WHO-cGMP norms. In keeping with its commitment to the highest quality standards, […]

Benguela International Fair

Africa Pharmacy participated in the Feira International de Benguela (Benguela International Fair) between 16th and 20th May 2012 held at the Ombaka Stadium in Benguela, Angola. The participants included 186 reputed Angolan and Multinational companies including Consumer product distributors. Along with numerous visitors, the Angolan National basketball team also visited the stall and appreciated the […]

Nigeria Business Conference

The 1st Annual Business Conference of Shalina Healthcare Nigeria 2012-13 was held from 11th to 13th Apr’12 at IITA, Ibadan. The objective of the conference was to align the field force with the Country sales objectives, commercial policies & product strategies for year 2012-13. The Field forces received training and participated in interactive sessions on […]

GMA & GPAA Participation, Ghana

Socomex Pharmacy, Ghana (a subsidiary of Shalina Healthcare) has participated in two of the major Conferences. The Annual Conference of Ghana Medical Association (GMA) which started from 2nd Nov’11 and continued till 6th Nov’11. Followed by the 9th Annual General Conference of Ghana Physician Assistants (Medical) Association (GPAA) which was held from 15th to 19th […]

PSN Conference Participation

Socomex Nigeria Limited (a Shalina Healthcare subsidiary) participated in the 84th Annual National Conference of the Pharmacist Society of Nigeria (PSN), held in Enugu from 31st Oct’ 11 to 4th Nov’ 11. The conference was attended by over 2000 members of the PSN. The Shalina team provided a display stall offering product information to the […]

New Depot in Uige, Angola

Uige in Angola was badly affected by the 23 years civil war.  Shalina establishes operations in Uige in 2011 and the population has access to Shalina’s quality medicines at affordable price.

New Product Launches

We are pleased to launch L-Artem Forte tablets & Ibucap Forte capsules.  These launches will provide more economical options to our customers in the pain and anti-malarial therapeutic segments. L-Artem Forte tablets are a double action anti-malarial and one of the preferred artemisinin combination therapies used across Africa for the treatment of uncomplicated multi-drug resistant malaria. The […]

DRC MOH Visits India SHL factory

With regulatory mechanisms getting streamlined across countries in Africa, inspection and certification of manufacturing sources are becoming an important prerequisite for the product registration process for an importing country. A delegation from the Ministry of Health DRC visited our Jejuri plant for a routine inspection. Pharmacist Clement Wuteji Wa Lofembe who is the Chief of […]

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